Universal Corporation (UVV) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 10, 2014
Universal Corporation ( UVV ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 10, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.51 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 12, 2014. Shareholders who purchased UVV stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $53.95, the dividend yield is 3.78%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UVV was $53.95, representing a -15.16% decrease from the 52 week high of $63.59 and a 12.09% increase over the 52 week low of $48.13.
UVV is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Philip Morris International Inc ( PM ) and British American Tobacco p.l.c. ( BTI ). UVV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.23.
Interested in gaining exposure to UVV through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have UVV as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio ( PEY )
- Guggenheim S&P Midcap 400 Pure Value ETF ( RFV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PEY with an increase of 5.46% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of UVV at 2.33%.